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1 English for Specific Purposes

2 Language assessment a test of language not legal or financial knowledge ALTE Common European Framework at CEF levels B2 and C1 C1 = Pass with Merit C1 = Pass B2 = Pass

3 Who is it for? ICFE English you can count on

4 Professionals ILEC ICFE Avocats Juristes Notaires Law students
Government ICFE Accountants Banking, finance Tax, investment Government Economists Students

5 Exam Context ILEC ICFE Contracts Corporate Real Estate Commercial
Intellectual property Competition Debtor-Creditor Negotiable Instruments Employment ICFE Auditing Budgetary process Taxation Raising Capital Banking Investments Stock market Financial strategy Foreign exchange + currency

6 Exam Recognition European Company Lawyers Association
European Law Students Association European Young Bar Association International Association Of Young Lawyers Association of Chartered Certified Accountants KPMG (Prague)

7 The exams Reading (75 mins) Writing (75 mins) Listening (40 mins)
Speaking (16 mins)

8 ILEC Reading Questions 7 − 12
Read the following extract from a rental contract. Choose the best word to fill each gap from A, B, C or D below. For each question 7 − 12, mark one letter (A, B, C or D) on your answer sheet. PROVISION FOR LATE CHARGES UNDER LEASE Tenant acknowledges that late payment of rent will cause Landlord to (7) costs not contemplated by this Lease, the exact amount of which will be extremely difficult to (8) These costs include, but are not (9) to, processing and accounting charges, and late charges which may be (10) on Landlord by the terms of any Superior Leases and Mortgages. Accordingly, if any installment of Monthly Rent or payment of additional rent is not received by Landlord or Landlord’s designee within fourteen days after the amount is (11) , Tenant shall pay to Landlord a late charge equal to ten per cent of said amount. Acceptance of late charges by Landlord shall not constitute a waiver of Tenant’s default with respect to said amount, nor prevent Landlord from (12) any of the other rights and remedies granted hereunder or at law or in equity. 7 A derive B acquire C collect D incur 8 A affirm B classify C ascertain D locate 9 A contained B limited C held D bound 10 A imposed B dictated C obliged D required 11 A owing B scheduled C due D unpaid 12 A practising B exercising C commanding D undertaking

9 ICFE Reading

10 Writing ILEC ICFE

11 Speaking ILEC ICFE

12 SUPPORT Print Cambridge University Press Publications

13 SUPPORT On-line

14 On-line support

15 Teacher Resources


17 Other resources: on-line magazine

18 Other resources: Lex mail - a word a week

19 On line courses

20 Coming Soon : 2008

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